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  • Reclaiming The Center Volume III

    August 7, 2014

    Reclaiming the Center, Volume III: "Holy Land, Contested Land: Israel and Palestine in the American Religious Imagination" begins this October in Baltimore. 

    About Reclaiming the Center: Reclaiming the Center is an adult educational initiative that reveals and explores not only what we share, but what is distinctive or particular about our religious traditions. Through text study, lecture, and small group discussion, RTC participants learn to understand and celebrate those distinctions. Reclaiming the Center... read more

  • Mark your calenders: ICJS 2014 Fall Programming guide

    August 7, 2014

    We hope you will join us for our fall programming.

    We encourage you to save the dates. All programs listed below will be held at the ICJS. For directions or more information please contact us at 410.494.7161 or

      ICJS fall adult learner courses:

    Fall Mini course, "Approaching the Qur'an"

    This four session ... read more

  • ICJS' Roman Catholic Scholar joins Committee at USHMM

    June 9, 2014

    The ICJS is happy to announce that Dr. Heather Miller Rubens has been invited to become a member of the Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust Committee at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She will serve a two-year term, effective immediately. 

    The Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust Committee provides guidance relating to the Museum’s efforts to educate the general public, as well as scholars and experts, in... read more

  • ICJS Executive Director interviewed on Interfaith Perspectives

    May 29, 2014

    ICJS Executive Director Chris Leighton discusses interreligious conversation with Imam Plemon El-Amin on this televised interview. This interview follows Imam Plemon El-Amin's interview with ICJS Educator rabbi Ilyse Kramer.

    This interview aired on the Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters’ program ... read more